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Tag Archives: Republican Gov. Mike Parson

Top Missouri lawmaker pitches $700M in state budget cuts

A top Missouri House lawmaker has moved to trim $700 million from the state’s proposed budget as revenues drop because of the coronavirus. Lawmakers returned to the Capitol Monday in a hurried attempt to pass a budget for the upcoming ...

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Missouri lawmakers approve multi-billion dollar virus bill

Missouri state lawmakers gave Republican Gov. Mike Parson sweeping authority to spend billions of dollars in federal stimulus money as the state tries to slow the spread of the coronavirus. House and Senate members, some wearing protective face masks, returned ...

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Missouri bills would ease licensing for out-of-state workers

Missouri lawmakers this session are trying to make it easier for military spouses and out-of-state doctors, teachers, pharmacists and other licensed professionals to get jobs in the state. Legislation approved by the Missouri state House this past week would allow ...

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Missouri gubernatorial candidates talk transparency

Missouri Democratic Auditor Nicole Galloway has called out Republican Gov. Mike Parson over his office’s handling of open-records requests, as the two gubernatorial contenders tried to paint themselves as transparent leaders. Galloway and Parson spoke in separate remarks during the ...

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Abortion among key issues in Missouri 2020 governor’s race

Abortion is expected to play a key role in Missouri’s 2020 governor’s race, when voters will decide whether to stick with a Republican who signed one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the U.S. or go with the only ...

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Democrat Galloway launches Missouri gubernatorial campaign

Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway launched her Democratic campaign for governor Monday by highlighting her efforts to uncover government waste and criticizing a new state law banning most abortions at the eighth week of pregnancy. Galloway formally jumped into the 2020 ...

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